Investors begin 2016 full of optimism – the confidence in Lithuania’s economy continues to rise in the first quarter of the year and exceeds the result of previous quarter. Positive expectations of the largest investors in Lithuania are driven by favourable firm-specific factors. As much as 98% of CEO’s are expecting to sustain or further increase the level of profitability of their companies, as well as the demand for their products or services. None of the companies that took part in the survey intend to reduce export volumes and almost one in two (45%) investors plan to raise the number of employees. 

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